Sometimes a person has to hit rock bottom before they realize their full potential. That is exactly what happened to Yusef Wiley, as he went from a thug on the streets living a life of crime to one of California’s most inspirational entrepreneurs.
When Yusef was released from correctional facilities in 2012 after serving 22 years, he vowed to never go back to his old ways. He felt blessed for the second opportunity at life and wanted to find a way to make a positive change in his community.
How Yusef Wiley went from prison inmate to running a multi-million dollar company
Yusef’s vision for a change kept him motivated when he was released from prison. He has family and friends in the SF Bay area that believed in him, and even the faith community showed support. He started his journey as a motivational speaker, sharing his solution-based messages with youth in California.
During his time mentoring students, he was able to give public motivational speeches and work with youth one-on-one. His message was starting to make a huge change in the community. It didn’t take long until more organizations started to hear about what Yusef was doing, and he started receiving requests to give motivational speeches at government locations and college campuses.
After 2 years of mentoring and motivational speaking, Yusef decided that it was time to turn this business into an organization for the community. Over the years, he has been able to lend his services to people all across Los Angeles and the SF Bay area. His idea to help struggling youth stay on the right path turned into a multi-million dollar organization.
How Yusef is impacting people today
This CEO is always busy addressing the concerns people have in their community. He is a mentor and thought partner that currently runs one of the best transformational programs in California. This program has helped hundreds of people across the state reach their goals and continue to make positive changes. He also facilitates retreats and company workshops.
Yusef enjoys knowing that his work is making positive changes in people’s lives. He focuses on using discipline as a primary principle for success and teaches that to the people he mentors. Yusef is always inspired to motivate people into seeing their full potential.
For more information about Yusef Wiley and his mentorship organization, follow his Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/yusefandrewiley/